There’s a film seminar/lecture with André Gaudreault, “The ‘Cinema of Attraction’ is Born Twice”, which will be held twice, once on December 9th at 7:30PM and once on December 10th at 4:30PM. The seminar will be held in Faculty House (64 Morningside Dr), and the event is sponsored by The School of the Arts. André is is a professor in the Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques at the Université de Montréal.
The 12th Annual Turkish Film Festival will be concluded on December 10th through 12th. You can use the code “CAAL20%” for 20% off tickets.
See a free screening of a new short film called Zombie on December 12th (4PM – 5PM). This is the first private screening of the film based on the novella by Joyce Carol Oates. It will be followed by an audience discussion with story’s author, the film’s director, Thomas Caruso, and the lead actor/screenwriter Bill Connington. The screening will be in Anthology Film Archives Courthouse Theater (32 Second Avenue).
Joel and Ethan Coen will be at the Soho Apple Store (103 Prince Street) on December 13th from 5:30PM to 6:30PM to talk about their new film True Grit.
On December 19th, The Museum of Jewish Heritage will be holding a screening of Blessed is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh. This award-winning documentary by Roberta Grossman focuses on the courage of Hannah Senesh, a World War II-era poet, diarist, and hero, who is also the subject of the Museum’s new special exhibition. This is the first documentary feature about her life. The screening is free with Museum admission.